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2 July, 2017
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CUHK ISEIS Analyzes "6.24" Landslide in Maoxian, Sichuan Province with Satellite Images

After a landslide occurred above Xinmo village in Maoxian, Sichuan on 24 June 2017, the InSAR (Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar) team led by Prof. Lin Hui, Director of the Institute of Space and Earth Information Science (ISEIS) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), downloaded the historical satellite imagery of the landslide area. Based on analysis of the data from the Sentinel-1 satellite of the European Space Agency from October 2014 to June 2017, it was found that the upper part of the landslide had previously had a directional movement. In addition, the time-series deformation had a strong seasonal trend, which was probably caused by the local glacial seasonal changes...


April, 2017
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Prof. LIN Hui received distinguished award from AAG

Prof. LIN Hui received the E. Willard and Ruby S. Miller Award 2017 from The American Association of Geographers in its Annual Meeting held in Boston in early April,in recognition of his outstanding performance and important contribution in geographical research and teaching (http://www.aag.org/cs/awards/miller). Prof. Lin is the first recipient of this distinguished award from universities and research institutes in Asia.


March 18, 2017
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Prof. LIN Hui received Research Mentorship Award

Prof. LIN Hui has recently been awarded the Research Mentorship Award 2016 by the Faculty of Social Science in recognition of his outstanding performance and accomplishments in postgraduate supervision. He received congratulations from some of his current and former postgraduate students in the Faculty's Appreciation Achievement Award Celebration ceremony held on 18 March 2017.


Feburary 6, 2017
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CUHK and DLR Jointly Host International Workshop on InSAR Technologies for Urban Infrastructural Health Diagnosis

The Institute of Space and Earth Information Science (ISEIS) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) jointly hosted the International Workshop on InSAR (Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar) Technologies for Urban Infrastructural Health Diagnosis recently. In the workshop, the most innovative research on InSAR technologies for urban infrastructural health diagnosis was presented and the key challenges were discussed. Prof. Hui Lin, Director of CUHK ISEIS and Prof. Richard Bamler, Director of the Remote Sensing Technology Institute, DLR co-chaired the workshop attended by nearly one hundred scholars and research students from mainland China, Germany, Italy, England, the Netherlands, Pakistan, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka......


January 8, 2017
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CUHK-MIT Team Wins Seed Award at SODA Game 2016

StreeTalk, a team formed by students from the Institute of Space and Earth Information Science (ISEIS), The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has won a Seed Award in the Shanghai Open Data Apps (SODA) Game 2016. Members of the team include ZHANG Fan, a PhD candidate supervised by Prof. LIN Hui at CUHK ISEIS, and LIU Liu and ZHOU Bolei, both PhD candidates at MIT......



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